Implementation of Karabakah agreements is important, says Peskov

  26 February 2021    Read: 658
Implementation of Karabakah agreements is important, says Peskov

The Kremlin does not see any threat to the implementation of trilateral agreements on the cessation of hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, says Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov, reports. 

"All agreements are being implemented. Despite the events in Armenia, it is very important to continue the implementation of the agreements ," Peskov stated.

Note, on November 10, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement to end six weeks of fierce fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh.

Under the agreement, Russian peacekeepers are being deployed along the front line in Nagorno-Karabakh and the corridor between the region and Armenia.

A total of 1,960 Russian peacekeepers are to be deployed in Nagorno-Karabakh under a five-year mandate.

Also, according to the agreement, on 20 November, Armenia handed over the Aghdam region which lies to the east of Nagorno-Karabakh, to Azerbaijan. This followed on 25 November by the Kalbajar region to the northwest of Nagorno-Karabakh

Finally, on 1 December, Armenia handed over the Lachin District, over which the Lachin pass connecting Nagorno-Karabakh to Armenia passes.


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